Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Kiss Drop Cookies









Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Kiss Drop Cookies.  Yes, you heard me correctly.  And yes, they are as good as they sound!  My muse was a bag of Hershey Kisses that were pumpkin spice flavor.  I was a little skeptical when tried them, and then had to practice restraint.  This recipe is semi-homemade.  I love baking cookies from scratch.  I also love baking cookies with a little mom-cheat.

 

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Hershey Kiss Drop Cookie Recipe by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com #fall #autumn

 

I wondered if I could make some kind of pumpkin spice cookie instead of the traditional Peanut Butter Blossoms or Kiss Drop Cookies that we are all familiar with that uses the traditional chocolate Hershey Kisses.  And then I thought about combining pumpkin together with a snickerdoodle cookie.  Surly it has been done before.  And it has been.  Homemade.  Meh.  I’m in a semi-homemade mood today – I don’t want to bake cookies from scratch.  Hummmm…..

 

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Hershey Kiss Drop Cookie Recipe by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com #fall #autumn

 

I used a bag of Betty Crocker’s Sugar Cookie mix.  You don’t even need the Snickerdoodle Cookie mix for this one.  I added only about 3/4 of the can of pumpkin puree.  You don’t want the entire can.  And then you need to add the flour little by little until it’s not sticky.  Depending on the quantity of pumpkin puree you add, you may need more or less than the 1 1/2 cups.  I used a little more.  Don’t be afraid to add more, just do it one tablespoon at a time.  It will be a thick and doughy consistency.  When the dough goes from sticking to your hands to being able to roll it into a small ball, you have reached the right consistency.

 

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Hershey Kiss Drop Cookie Recipe by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com #fall #autumn

 

By adding pumpkin spice to the cinnamon sugar, it gives it that seasonal flair.  We had a house full of boys here on the day that I made them, and one of the Littles stayed in the kitchen and helped me roll the dough balls in the sugar.  Just like when you make Kiss Drop cookies, you want to add the kisses when the cookies come right out of the oven and gently press down.

 

Because of all of the flour, the cookies are fluffy and have more of a cake-like consistency to them.  Depending on how big you make the cookies, this recipe should yield around 4 dozen or so.

 

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Hershey Kiss Drop Cookie Recipe by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com #fall #autumn

 

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Hershey Kiss Drop Cookie Recipe by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com #fall #autumn

 

The boys loved these cookies, and I’m sure you will too.  I’m a huge fan of pumpkin so get emotionally prepared for a few more recipes coming your way soon!

 

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Hershey Kiss Drop Cookie Recipe by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com #fall #autumn

 

If you are in the mood for another fall treat, you should check out these Adorable Acorn Treats!

 

Acorn Treat by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com Try these at home! #hersheykiss #vanillawafer #fall #autumn

 

Love, hugs, and eating just one more.  Just one more.  Just one more.

 

Holly

 

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39 comments on Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Kiss Drop Cookies

  1. Jessica
    August 28, 2014 at 7:12 am (7 months ago)

    Those look super yummy, although I cannot say that I have ever seen the spice kisses in the stores but now I will be looking for sure so I can make me a batch of these… mouth watering YUM!!
    Jess

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 10:22 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Jessica – I was definitely skeptical but they are amazing! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  2. Elizabeth
    August 28, 2014 at 11:18 am (7 months ago)

    Holly, these look fantastic! I love it. Perfect for fall…which I am unprepared for. I cannot believe it is almost September. Pinning!

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 10:26 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Elizabeth – I know, I feel like I blinked and it’s fall! Thanks for pinning! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  3. Leslie
    August 28, 2014 at 3:08 pm (7 months ago)

    Oh cute! I’m seeing everything fall and I’m so excited! I can not wait for fall. These look amazing!

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 10:54 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Leslie – It’s still very hot outside, but I’m excited for fall too! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  4. Kristina & Millie
    August 28, 2014 at 7:59 pm (7 months ago)

    oh nom nom nom i am going to be on the look out for these pumpkin kisses!

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 10:59 am (7 months ago)

      Hi K&M – They are the best! I could eat the entire bag. Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  5. lisa@hooplapalooza
    August 28, 2014 at 9:24 pm (7 months ago)

    the combo of pumpkin and snickerdoodles sounds absolutely divine! i must make these! thank you Holly :)

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 11:03 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Lisa – They are delish! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  6. Weekends Are Fun (Linky)
    August 29, 2014 at 7:19 pm (7 months ago)

    Ooooh these looks good and with a cake mix? Makes it eastastic!!! Thanks for sharing this weekend!!!

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 11:05 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Karren – I love anything that is semi-homemade! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
      • Weekends Are Fun (Linky)
        August 30, 2014 at 11:44 am (7 months ago)

        Im all for the easy recipes, anything to shorten up prep time.
        Wshing you a great weekend!!

        Reply
  7. Melinda @Home.Made.Interest
    August 29, 2014 at 7:40 pm (7 months ago)

    Stopping by from The Creative Collection link party. These snickerdoodles look delicious! Definitely making these for the family for Thanksgiving! Pinning!

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 11:07 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Melinda – These would be perfect for Thanksgiving snacks or dessert. Thanks so much for pinning! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  8. Weekends Are Fun (Linky)
    August 29, 2014 at 8:25 pm (7 months ago)

    Holly……………These are the most dangerous snicker doodles I have ever seen!!! YUM!!!

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 11:08 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Karren – Tell me something I don’t know… they keep disappearing!!! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 11:09 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Shari – Thank you so much for stopping by and for your kind invitation! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  9. Julie V.
    August 30, 2014 at 1:00 am (7 months ago)

    I hadn’t heard of pumpkin spnickerdoodles until this year, and the kiss on tip looks so yummy. Thank you.

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 11:11 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Julie – So I guess instead of a cherry on top, it’s a kiss on top? Thanks for stopping by. Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  10. Bobbi
    August 30, 2014 at 8:46 am (7 months ago)

    They make pumpkin spice kisses?? I didn’t know and now I’m gonna be on the search! Another great recipe! Love your food! ;)

    Thanks for sharing!
    Pinning it

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 11:14 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Bobbi – This is the first year I’ve seen these and I hope they make them all year round. Thanks so much for your kind words! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  11. Alexis Peloquin
    August 30, 2014 at 8:52 am (7 months ago)

    Those look so yummy! I have a friend who would love these, thanks for the recipe.

    Reply
    • Holly
      August 30, 2014 at 11:15 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Alexis – Your friend would love you even more if you made these! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  12. Michele
    August 30, 2014 at 8:09 pm (7 months ago)

    Oh, Holly- that’s brilliant – two AWESOME flavors together. I am soooo gonna try this recip4e!
    Thank you!

    Reply
    • Holly
      September 1, 2014 at 7:43 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Michelle – They are soooo good, and if you can find the pumpkin spice Kisses… all the better! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  13. Shaina
    August 31, 2014 at 3:30 pm (7 months ago)

    YUM!! These cookies look delicious, and I love that we are entering pumpkin season..yay!

    Reply
    • Holly
      September 1, 2014 at 7:44 am (7 months ago)

      Hi Shaina – I am on a pumpkin obsession right now. Thanks for stopping by! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  14. susan - ofeverymoment
    September 2, 2014 at 12:59 pm (7 months ago)

    I hadn’t heard of the pumpkin kisses before. Thanks for linking this at the Turn It Up Tuesday linkup!

    Reply
    • Holly
      September 4, 2014 at 12:52 pm (7 months ago)

      Hi Susan – Watch out, they are very addicting! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  15. Susan
    September 2, 2014 at 7:31 pm (7 months ago)

    You had me at pumpkin! And I’ll be calling you Holly Crocker now, my baking fiend friend.

    Reply
    • Holly
      September 4, 2014 at 12:55 pm (7 months ago)

      Hi Susan – Is it THAT obvious that all I’ve been doing lately is baking! It’s that time of the year and I love being in the kitchen. Hugs, Holly

      Reply
    • Holly
      September 4, 2014 at 12:57 pm (7 months ago)

      Hi Sherry – Thank you for your kind words, and for the invitation! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  16. Colleen
    September 7, 2014 at 11:13 pm (7 months ago)

    These look so good! I’m featuring you on Wonderful Wednesday blog hop this week on Sugar Aunts. Thanks for stopping by and linking up. Hope to see you again at the linky party!

    Reply
    • Holly
      September 10, 2014 at 12:51 pm (7 months ago)

      Hi Colleen – Woo thanks so much for the feature! Hugs, Holly

      Reply
  17. Kathy
    September 10, 2014 at 11:51 am (7 months ago)

    these sound wonderfully delicious! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

    Reply
    • Holly
      September 10, 2014 at 1:06 pm (7 months ago)

      Hi Kathy – Thank you for your sweet comments. Hugs, Holly

      Reply

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